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Sacred Heart University Student Passes

On 03/30/2017 at 7:08pm Fairfield Police Emergency Communications Center received a 911 emergency call reporting a female student choking in the Sacred Heart University, university commons area. Responding officers arrived on campus to find a 20 year old female identified as Caitlin Nelson (05/03/1996), of Clark New Jersey unresponsive and not breathing. Officers initiated immediate life-saving efforts to the victim before AMR paramedics arrived and transported her to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for additional care. Further investigation revealed that Caitlin was participating in a Greek Life Organization pancake eating contest. Witnesses stated that she had eaten several pancakes before a nursing student saw her in distress and began to give her assistance. On the morning of 03/31/2017 Caitlin Nelson was…

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Bridgeport News: Police Involved Shooting

On March 29, 2017 at 1910 hours, an officer involved shooting occurred in the area of 436 Woodmont Avenue, Bridgeport. This is located in the north end of the city. Bridgeport police officers were conducting an operation in this area in response to recent incidents of street robberies. During this operation, two male perpetrators were encountered by officers. Both male perpetrators were armed, and one Bridgeport police officer discharged his service weapon in response to the actions of one of the armed males. This male sustained a single gunshot wound to the face and was transported by medics to St. Vincent's Medical Center for treatment. This male was later transferred to Yale-New Haven Hospital to receive advanced care. This male…

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